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It’s time to introduce a £2 maximum stake on fixed-odds betting machines

09 November, 2017

Roulette has moved from casinos to machines in betting shops [PIC: Frank Heinz]

• IF the government is serious about reducing the risk of harm people face from gambling it should take the strongest possible stance and introduce a £2 maximum stake on fixed-odds betting machines (£2 bet limit backed for the bookies mile, November 2).

In Camden we strive to reduce gambling-related harm and we will urge the introduction of the £2 maximum stake but also additional social responsibility measures for the industry.

Let’s stop playing roulette with people’s lives.

CLLR RICHARD OLSZEWSKI
Cabinet Member for Finance

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